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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Paul  Nation
Institution: Victoria University of Wellington
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Homepage: http://www.vuw.ac.nz/lals/staff/paul-nation/nation.aspx
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Learning Vocabulary in Another Language
Dissertation Director * of: Optimising Second Language Vocabulary Learning from Flashcards
(Tatsuya Nakata, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Role of Intentional Decontextualised Learning in Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition: Evidence from primed lexical decision tasks with advanced bilinguals
(Irina Elgort, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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